Oct 23, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Academic Calendars


 

Official 2019-20 Official 2020-21 Proposed 2021-22

Summer

Classes begin June 24 June 29 June 27
Independence Day Holiday July 4 July 3 July 5
End of eight-week session (credit classes) Aug. 15 Aug. 20 Aug. 19
End of 10-week session (pre-college classes) Aug. 29 Sept. 3 Sept. 2
Final exams Aug. 14-15                                                                  Aug. 19-20
   

Fall

Faculty orientation Sept. 17-20 Sept. 22-25 Sept. 21-24
Classes begin Sept. 23 Sept. 28 Sept. 27
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript Oct. 11 Oct. 16 Oct. 15
Professional faculty day (no classes) Oct. 18 Oct. 23 Oct. 22
Veterans’ Day Holiday Nov. 11 Nov. 11 Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Day Holiday* Nov. 28-29 Nov. 26-27 Nov. 25-26
Last day to withdraw officially Nov. 15 Nov. 20 Nov. 19
Last day of classroom instruction Dec. 9 Dec. 14 Dec. 13
Final exams Dec. 10-13 Dec. 15-18 Dec. 14-17
Faculty day Dec. 16 Dec. 21 Dec. 20
  *Classes that begin at 4:30 p.m. or later do not meet the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
   

Winter

Classes begin Jan. 6 Jan. 11 Jan. 10
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Jan. 20 Jan. 18 Jan. 17
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript Jan. 27 Feb. 1 Jan. 31
President’s Day Holiday Feb. 17 Feb. 15 Feb. 21
Last day to withdraw Feb. 28 Mar. 5 Mar. 4
Last day of classroom instruction Mar. 16 Mar. 22 Mar. 21
Final exams Mar. 17-20 Mar. 23-26 Mar. 22-25
Faculty day Mar. 23 Mar. 29 Mar. 28
       

Spring

Classes begin March 30 April 5 April 4
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript April 17 April 23 April 22
Professional Development Day (no classes) May 1 May 14 May 6
Memorial Day Holiday May 25 May 31 May 30
Last day to withdraw officially May 22 May 28 May 27
Last day of classroom instruction June 5 June 14 June 13
Final exams June 8-11 June 15-18 June 14-17
Commencement June 11 June 17 June 16
Faculty day June 15 June 21 June 20
       

 

School Closure Information

Hazardous weather, floods or unexpected emergencies may force school to close. Major local radio and television stations begin broadcasting emergency schedules or school closure information at 6 a.m. A report of school schedule changes due to adverse weather conditions and other emergency situations is also available at the Public Schools Emergency Communications System Web site (www.flashalert.net) or by calling Highline College at (206) 878-3710.